A Gift of Patons Kroy Sock Yarn

A few weeks ago I was contacted via email from Tiffany a Yarn Canada representative asking if I would like to receive a gift of Patons Kroy Sock yarn. I thought surely that there must be a catch, but there wasn't! Next I was directed to their site here. I fell in love with ... {continue reading}

Hooped Embroidery Art

Hello Friends!  Lately I have been indulging myself in something that I haven't done in a long time-spending hours in the sewing room. My latest passion is hooped embroidery art. I have seen so many creative designs that I would love to copy. However, since I have a machine that ... {continue reading}

Downtown Abbey Predictions

Hi Friends I'm making my predictions for this final season of Downtown Abbey here.  Please pop over and join me in the fun! Let me know what you think may happen in the lives of all of our DA favourites! ... {continue reading}

Winter Wonderland With the Grandchildren

On Sunday December 13th my son arrived with his three youngest children to spend the Christmas holiday season with us and my goodness have we ever been having the fun! Every day Conner, Lexy, Camden and their Dad are on some sort of an outdoor adventure. Today the temperature ... {continue reading}

The Christmas Hot Chocolate Station

After finding out today that my oldest son will be arriving next week with three of our grandchildren  to spend the holiday with us I knew a hot chocolate station was definitely in order! I made a quick trip down to my storage room to find an old galvanized dish drainer base ... {continue reading}

A Gift from a Friend

I received a gift package from my blogging friend, Vee, last week. Pop over here to read all about it! ... {continue reading}

Mug Rug for a Friend

I've been busy this week working on a mug rug for a friend. I got to know my friend, Cecile, last winter while Tim and I were in the Yukon. She and her husband loved their tea, and I have fond memories of sharing many a cup with them. Earl Grey tea with honey is their ... {continue reading}

Sunday Scripture

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A Christmas Mug Rug Swap

Exciting news! It is time for my Christmas Mug Rug Swap. I participated a couple of years ago in a Christmas apron swap and had so much fun with it I decided it was time to sponsor a swap of my own. source  A Christmas Mug Rug Swap gives us an opportunity to tap into our ... {continue reading}

Parrot Uncle Drawing Winner

The time for the Parrot Uncle Drawing winner has come. The winner (drum roll) is Dewena from Dewena's Window blog. Congratulations Dewena! I featured the wall sconces from Parrot Uncle that are a favourite of Dewena's. Wouldn't these look nice in a kitchen or in a bedroom? ... {continue reading}